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to prison for tax fraud. >> no end to the killing in syria as a massive car bomb explodes in damascus. >> and two iranians when the european parliament's procedures human rights award. -- two iranians went -- win the european parliament pose a prestigious human rights award. for one of europe's most colorful and -- one of europe's most colorful and controversial politicians has been sentenced to prison for tax fraud. >> a court in milan has convicted former prime minister berlusconi of defrauding the italian government of millions of yours in unpaid taxes. remedy court gave him a four- year term and said berlusconi had shown a natural capacity for crime. berlusconi's lawyers condemned the verdict and promised to appeal. >> berlusconi has dominated italian politics for nearly 20 years, perhaps in anticipation of the jail term. earlier this week, berlusconi said he would not contest the next election. although given a four-year sentence, and was immediately reduced to one year due to an amnesty law from 2006. berlusconi was also fined 10 million euros and then form -- from holding publi
time in virginia and ohio that they will have to start paying taxes in both states. that's run the table at a grant states, mark -- let's run the table of battleground states, mark. >> ohio remains beyond romney's grass at this point, a large part because obama is doing better with white voters that he is across the country, in large part in the north and west of ohio and northeast of ohio, the industrial belt where the auto bailout made a difference. it is so much of a problem for romney there that rob portman on thursday, introducing romney in defiance, ohio, to a huge crowd, said, "we have got to talk about this auto bailout thing tonight." they are still trying to explain it. >> can romney win without ohio? >> yes, but it is a tough one to reach. if obamacare is ohio, he will carry it was gone -- if obama carries ohio, he will carry wisconsin and it will be a difficult reached for romney. >> a virginia? >> virginia will still probably end up in obama's camp. >> i just look at the polls when we started the program. romney is up by one point or two. >> you can pick your polli
tax revenues ever this year. the federal government as well as states and municipalities are said to take in a total of 602.4 billion euros, which beats earlier projections by almost 6 billion euros. the government says it will come close to balancing its budget next year. >> germany will pay out billions of tax reimbursements to foreign companies. that is in order to comply with a ruling from the european court of justice. >> the court found that foreign stockholders in germany paid too much in taxes on their dividends and ordered germany to rectify the situation. the payments are set to cost the treasury at least 3 billion euros. >> the german economics ministry has confirmed media reports that european and north african countries have begun negotiations on a mass of solar energy project in the sahara desert. >> the desert tech project would see solar energy produced in north africa and exported to europe. according to a german newspaper, a treaty could be signed by early next year. the first solar farm would be built in morocco. >> could the saharan son soon be powering europe
in britain where critics say starbucks is paying miniscule sums in tax despite ending billions in recent years. in germany, the company pays no tax. in 2011, despite a turnover of 117 million euros, the company reported a loss of more than 5 million. there's been a turnaround in german car sales in october. although sales of new cars have been in the slow lane for most of 2012. last month, german salesmen sold 260,000 new cars, a slight increase on september's figure. still, sales for the first 10 months of the year are down on last year's figure. car sales are a key indicator of how well the german economy, europe's largest, is traveling. >> chancellor merkel has been meeting with the heads of the country's 16 federal states. >> she wants a consensus on how germany will meet its energy needs following the phase-out of nuclear power in 2020. many german states have plans to expand wind energy and other alternative sources of power. >> but that are major concerns that the cost of energy for consumers could skyrocket. >> it was high noon at the chancellor's office in berlin. demonstrators
they will postpone the payment of tax grants. the move comes as it looks increasingly unlikely to pass a bill to issue deficit covering bonds. the main opposition parties are against it. the bonds are necessary to implement the budget. government officials say they could run out of money by the end of november unless it's passed. it was scheduled on friday to allocate $27 billion to prefectures and $24 billion to municipalitie municipalities. some tax grants due in september have already been deferred. people in cash strapped municipalities can expect the latest delay to expectinancing and disrupt public services. that's all for me for now. i'll leave you with the markets this tuesday here in asia. >>> the discussion included disputed i in the south china sea. they agree to continue talks to establish a declaration of conduct with their will to resolve the issue peacefully. countries have been asking china to agree to a legal biding code of conduct governing behavior in the disputed region. they have failed to reach substantial progress over the issue. china has been reluctant to establish a
's a consequential difference. they know that president obama is going to increase taxes, where, where governor romney is not if he's elected president. that's an important issue distinction. coming into the last debate, the annenberg survey showed that the public thought that governor romney was more likely to take the country into a war, than was president obama. but the public also believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a calculated strategy on his part. now, you could say, "and it was illegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a number of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debates making a difference is that, had there been debates in the goldwater/john
to investigate the list for possible tax debaters -- evaders. >> at least 22 people have been killed after a gas explosion in the saudi arabian capital. more than 100 people were injured in the blast. eyewitnesses say the tanker hit a bridge. gas leaked out and then burst into flames. >> pope benedict has led prayers to mark the 500th anniversary of the inauguration of the sistine chapel in rome. the chappell's famous frescoes were created by michelangelo just 20 years after the discovery of america. >> catholics around the world are celebrating all saints' day on november 1. according to tradition, people go back to their hometowns and visit the graves of deceased relatives and friends. the declaration of the graves reflects hope that the debt are in the presence of god. and in mexico, the celebration is somewhat different. on the day of the dead, families build colorful altars to remember their dead loved ones. >> all right. we will be back in one minute with more news. >> that's right. stick around. >> welcome back, everyone. we want to go now to our series of reports from battleground states
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